Dr Eleftherios PAPATHANASIOU
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology
The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics
Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMPs)
Dr. Eleftherios PAPATHANASIOU is a Clinical Neurophysiologist and Fellow of the European Academy of Neurology. He has a Master’s Degree in Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, and a PhD in Clinical Neurophysiology from the Alexandoupoli General Hospital School of Medicine, Greece. His main research interest is in Neurotology and Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMPs). He has 60 publications in international peer reviewed journals and has been cited by over 210 other publications. He was chairman of an international working group with regards to the Clinical Application of Cervical VEMPs published in 2014 in the journal Clinical Neurophysiology, which is now considered an international guideline by the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN). Another noted publication is a review on the clinical applications of VEMPs, again published in the same journal. He is now chairman of an international working group on behalf of the journal Clinical Neurophysiology and the IFCN, with respect to producing Guidelines on the Neurophysiological Assessment of the Vestibular System.